vəˈräɡō/: a woman of strength or spirit; a female warrior.

COMICS

Coming Of Rage – Wes Craven & Steve Niles’ Horror Comic

Wes Craven (“Nightmare on Elm Street”) and Steve Niles (“30 Days of Night”) have teamed up to make a horror comic. Craven talked a little about the new book, five in the series, at the Boston Book Festival during the “Writing Terror: An Exploration of Fear” panel talk. He said that the basic premise is a college aged boy is …

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Graphic Novellas: Sleepy Hollow and Agents Of Shield Leading the New Fall Series

As Hollywood grapples with ways to water down genre films, specifically to appeal to a mass audience who will in turn become bored by the pandering and sink potential billion dollar franchises in Titanic fashion, in walks Network Television (and what i like to call Graphic Novellas for TV). With Fox’s Suburban Gothic series ‘Sleepy Hollow’ and ABC’s Super-Spy show, …

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Orphan Black, Sleepy Hollow and Sci-Fi’s Iron Butterflies

As a devoted fan of genre films, the outrage over Tatiana Maslany not being nominated for her performance on the cult BBC America series ‘Orphan Black’, is understandable but not that surprising. There is still a stigma surrounding ‘Genre’ shows as being juvenile, and to top it off a lot of the exceptional shows, i.e. “True Blood”, “Games of Thrones,”etc. are …

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How Many Librarians Does It Take To Find A Graphic Novel?

It was quite the trek to the library on a hot Saturday afternoon. Yep, decided to bike there. It’s not that far, and although I’m in the city, it’s not that bad, if you just keep chuggin’ and pay no attention to the cars swerving and swearing. I’d just finished reading the first of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s Locke …

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Review of Oblivion: Not the State, the Movie

Where you see the movie makes a difference. It’s great to see sci-fi movies with a bunch of nerds. I saw it at MIT LSC. I thought the preview for Oblivion looked good, despite Tom Cruise being Tom Cruise. Morgan Freeman was in it to boot, so that made it better. Always go to see a movie with God in …

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